Jones, William D

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William Douglas Jones

Son of William Jones and Margaret Jones née Davies

Born 10th September 1888 at Hook near Surbiton, Surrey

Married Agnes Alberta Dorothy Maxim in 1908

Carman for a builders contractor of Pearces Cottages, Ditton Hill, Surbiton in 1911

Employed at the Hampton Court Gas Works in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Lived at 31 School House Lane, South Teddington, Middlesex

Enlisted on 7th May 1915 as Private (G/9211) with the East Surrey Regiment, 9th Battalion

and later served as Private (9648) with the Gloucestershire Regiment

Killed in action 25th/26th September 1915 at Loos, Somme

At first listed as ‘missing believed dead’, but later confirmed as killed in action.

One report suggests he had been shot and was carried to a first aid tent by two friends,

but then an enemy shell hit the tent and all three soldiers were killed.

Listed on the Loos Memorial (Panel 65 to 67)

(See: Find A Grave Memorial#188271189)

Listed on Teddington War Memorial

Listed on St Mark's Church War Memorial

Commemorated on the Hampton Wick Remembers website.

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